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Medical Term:

alcohol dehydrogenase (NADP+)

Pronunciation: al′kŏ-hol dē-hī-droj′e-nās

Definition: An oxidoreductase that reversibly converts alcohols to aldehydes (or ketones) with NADP+ as hydride acceptor.

Synonym(s): aldehyde reductase

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